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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Early Outlook for November Elections

Mid-term elections edging ever closer.
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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Pitching for Success

Pitching for Success: Character Lessons, the Joe Nuxhall Way, by Author Doug Coates
Provided, Orange Frazer Press
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Focus on Technology
2:00 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Making solar panels better and cheaper

This is a solar cell made of polymers and graphene, an option that appears to be cheaper and more flexible.
Ann Thompson WVXU

A solar panel is typically made up of lots of silicon cells that together form a circuit. The electrons zip through the panels to create electricity in a very efficient manner. But what if scientists could create the same efficiency in a different material that was cheaper?

Fei Yu, a University of Cincinnati doctoral student in materials engineering, is studying how to make polymer solar cells more efficient. Right now their performance is well below the most efficient silicon solar panels.

Why polymers:

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Recognizing Cincinnati's Architectural Styles

Union Terminal and its Moderne Art Deco architecture

  Victorian, Art Deco, Federal, Italianate, German Gothic, Cincinnati’s downtown and surrounding neighborhoods are home to a variety of architectural styles.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Rookwood Pottery of Cincinnati

A Rookwood tile depicting Carew Tower, one Cincinnati landmark memorialized by another.
Provided, Rookwood Pottery of Cincinnati

Founded in 1880 by Maria Longworth in Cincinnati, Rookwood Pottery was soon recognized for its beautiful and distinctive pieces worldwide. In 1902 Rookwood began creating architectural pottery, and its tiles and custom designs adorned thousands of private homes and public buildings, from Carew Tower to Grand Central Station.

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